Projects

Feb – August 2016 – Protein Pressures, working with academic researcher Emma Roe (Geography, University of Southampton) alongside sustainability charity Hubbub (Somerset House, London) to explore issues around protein in the context of economic, social and ecological challenges in contemporary London.

Jan – September 2016 – The Bristol Approach to Citizen Sensing, Lead Artist with Caleb Parkin, developing citizen-led projects to create sensing technologies to address social issues across the city. Also creating a collaborative artistic response to the subject of sensing, and the digital /city commons.

April 2013-July 2014 – Foodscapes, Collaborative Action Research Project with academic researchers Emma Roe (Geography, University of Southampton) and Michael Buser (Planning, University of the West of England), and partners in a community organisation (KWMC), emergency food aid charity (The Matthew Tree Project) and a local growing network (Edible Landscapes Movement). AHRC Connected Communities project, with public events at Big Green Week in Bristol and Connected Communities Festival in Cardiff.

August – November 2012 – Dances of Earthly Wonder, series of new solo performances commissioned by Knowle West Media Centre, incorporating the use of CONNECTION / TIME by participating community groups.

April – May 2012 – CONNECTION / TIME, Arts Council of England-funded Research and Development project with Dane Watkins, in partnership with Knowle West Media Centre, Arnolfini and STATION artspace, Bristol. Project involved research visits, live digital documentation and experiments in collective durational performance, with a number of other artists (Caroline Wilkins, Clare Thornton, H.Ren, Phil Owen, Soozy Roberts, Stephen Robins and guests from ] performance  s p a c e [, London), a public workshop and discussion event. For full details go across to the CONNECTION / TIME project website, where you will also find links to the documentation pages.

March – October 2011 – Artist-in-residence, Whose Data? Commission, Knowle West Media Centre, Bristol.

April 2011 – present – Organiser, Aeon lab, collective durational performance laboratory, Bristol.

September 2010 – Co-organiser of Æon durational performance event at Two Degrees Gallery, Bristol

July/August 2010 – Artist-in-residence, Context, Taunton.

April 2010 – Co-organiser of Spotlight performance event at Two Degrees Gallery, Bristol.

September 2009 – Co-organiser of Common Ground, performance event, Plan 9, Bristol.

Since December 2008 – Associate Artist, Arnolfini, Bristol.

Since January 2008 –  Participant We Haunt, monthly project of artists’ sharing of performance and writing, Cardiff.

July 2007 – January 2008 – Member of founding focus group for Arts Call for Darfur, Save the Children Wales.

November 2006 – January 2008 – Co-founder and Secretary of NABTA Sudanese Performance Group, a voluntary intercultural arts organisation based in Cardiff.

October 2006 – October 2007 – Co-founder and Collaborator of Animal Love Project, an international (Wales, Spain, Peru and Luxembourg) collective creating dialogue and exchange between artists.

September 2003 – March 2008 – Co-founder and Project Coordinator of Hotel Antelope arts organisation; co-curator of Peripheral Visions residency and exhibition of Russian artists in Wales, 2005, of Infinite Longing, Welsh artists in Moscow, 2006, and of Think Club, a public discussion programme, Cardiff, 2007.

October 2005 – Awarded Experimentica05 Commission, Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation.

August-September 2005 – Artist-in-residence, Of Contradiction, Residency of Welsh Performance Art, Beijing New Art Projects, Dashanzi Art District, Beijing.

March 2004 – Awarded Artist’s Bursary from Artsadmin, London.

November 2003 – Curator, FF artists’ exchange between Cardiff and Sheffield.

August 2002 – Curator, Weltschmerz performance and installation event, Canterbury, Kent.

February – April 2002 – Coordinator, Contemporary Performance Practice final BA shows, University of Kent at Canterbury.

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